Friday, April 29, 2011

JDIZZY's 365 # 355: The Highwayman

The Highwayman - Loreena McKennitt (1997)

Alfred Noyes' immortal lyric poem "The Highwayman" was re-invigorated on a triple platinum platter in 1997 by Canadian mystic folkie Loreena McKennitt. It's already haunting narrative is married to a perfect musical partner here. Loreena is one of those artists that I get excited to search for at record stores because I know that whichever album I pick up from her catalog is going to be an esoteric aural journey into the ether.

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